Rev Doug Gay

  • Lecturer (Theology and Religious Studies)

telephone: 01413302073
email: Doug.Gay@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Research interests

His research interests lie in two main areas: ecclesiology and political theology.

Within ecclesiology he works on the relationships between the reformed tradition, emerging church and ecumenism; on the relations between ecclesiology and missiology (with a particular interest in Scotland) and also writes on contemporary perspectives on liturgy and preaching.

Within political theology, he is interested in the relationship between Reformed and Anabaptist perspectives on politics and is currently working on questions of theology and nationalism, with particular reference to Scotland.

Biography

Doug joined Theology and Religious Studies in October 2005 after PhD studies in New College, Edinburgh under Will Storrar and David Fergusson. He holds an MA degree in Modern History and International Politics from the University of St Andrews and a BD from the University of Glasgow. Doug is an ordained minister who trained for ministry in the Church of Scotland and worked as a Church of Scotland minister for two years, before spending six years working in Hackney, East London as a minister of the United Reformed Church. He has worked as a religious columnist for The Times and is also active as a hymnwriter and liturgist.

Supervision

Doug is interested in receiving proposals from PhD students wishing to study in the following areas:

  • Ecclesiology
  • Liturgy and worship
  • Homiletics
  • Political theology
  • Church in Scotland
  • Missiology

Teaching

Teaching Areas

  • Practical Theology
  • Church in Scotland
  • Missiology
  • Liturgy and Homiletics
  • Political Theology

Publications

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Jump to: 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2004 | 2003
Number of items: 19.

2017

Gay, D. (2017) God Be In My Mouth. SCM Press: London. (Accepted for Publication)

Gay, D. (2017) Reforming The Kirk: the Future of the Church of Scotland. St Andrew's Press: London/Edinburgh. (Accepted for Publication)

2016

Gay, D. (2016) (Re)imagining Scotland's future. In: Barrow, S. and Small, M. (eds.) Scotland 2021. Bella Caledonia/Ekklesia: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780993294235

2015

Gay, D. (2015) Between Kin and Cosmopolis, an ethic of the nation. Third Way, 39(4), p. 41. [Book Review]

2014

Gay, D. (2014) Honey from the Lion: Christianity and the Ethics of Nationalism. SCM: London. ISBN 9780334046479

2013

Gay, D. (2013) Is a christian vision of Scottish identity viable in the early 21st century? Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology, 31(1), pp. 33-42.

Gay, D. (2013) Uncommon order? Possible futures of worship in the Church of Scotland. In: Stewart, J. (ed.) A Useable Past: Belief, Worship and Song in Reformation Context. Scottish Church Service Society: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780992772505

2012

Gay, D. (2012) Patriotism good - nationalism bad? The news from Scotland. Modern Believing, 53(4), (doi:10.3828/MB.53.4.419)

Gay, D. (2012) On Englishness. Anvil, 28(2),

Gay, D. (2012) The hind let loose or a deer caught in the headlights? Gordon Brown does God in public. Crucible: The Journal of Christian Social Ethics,

2011

Gay, D.C. (2011) Review essay: rewiring practical theology. Political Theology, 12(4), pp. 596-600. [Book Review]

Gay, D.C. (2011) Remixing the Church: The Five Moves of Emerging Ecclesiology. SCM Press: London, UK. ISBN 9780334043966

2009

Forrester, D. B. and Gay, D., (Eds.) (2009) Worship and Liturgy in Context. SCM: London. ISBN 9780334041689

Gay, D. (2009) Gordon Brown and his presbyterian moral compass. In: Scott, P., Baker, C.R. and Graham, E.L. (eds.) Remoralizing Britain? Political, Ethical and Theological Perspectives on New Labour. Series: Continuum resources in religion and political culture. Continuum: London, UK. ISBN 9780826444141

2008

Gay, D., and Rienstra, R. (2008) Veering off the via media: emerging church, alternative worship, and new media technologies in the United States and United Kingdom. Liturgy, 23(3), pp. 39-47. (doi:10.1080/04580630802003693)

2007

Gay, D. (2007) Faith in, with and under Gordon Brown - a Scottish Presbyterian/Calvinist reflection. International Journal of Public Theology, 1(3-4), pp. 306-321. (doi:10.1163/156973207X231644)

Gay, D. (2007) "Embodying divine economy": credit unions as the practice of political theology. Political Theology, 8(1), pp. 117-122. (doi:10.1558/poth.2007.8.1.117)

2004

Gay, D. (2004) Worship alternatives: use of arts and creativity in worship. In: Eastman, M. and Latham, S. (eds.) Urban Church: A Practitioner's Resource Book. SPCK: London, UK. ISBN 9780281056033

2003

Baker, J., Gay, D., and Brown, J. (2003) Alternative Worship. SPCK: London, UK. ISBN 9780281053964

This list was generated on Thu Feb 23 16:25:04 2017 GMT.
Number of items: 19.

Articles

Gay, D. (2013) Is a christian vision of Scottish identity viable in the early 21st century? Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology, 31(1), pp. 33-42.

Gay, D. (2012) Patriotism good - nationalism bad? The news from Scotland. Modern Believing, 53(4), (doi:10.3828/MB.53.4.419)

Gay, D. (2012) On Englishness. Anvil, 28(2),

Gay, D. (2012) The hind let loose or a deer caught in the headlights? Gordon Brown does God in public. Crucible: The Journal of Christian Social Ethics,

Gay, D., and Rienstra, R. (2008) Veering off the via media: emerging church, alternative worship, and new media technologies in the United States and United Kingdom. Liturgy, 23(3), pp. 39-47. (doi:10.1080/04580630802003693)

Gay, D. (2007) Faith in, with and under Gordon Brown - a Scottish Presbyterian/Calvinist reflection. International Journal of Public Theology, 1(3-4), pp. 306-321. (doi:10.1163/156973207X231644)

Gay, D. (2007) "Embodying divine economy": credit unions as the practice of political theology. Political Theology, 8(1), pp. 117-122. (doi:10.1558/poth.2007.8.1.117)

Books

Gay, D. (2017) God Be In My Mouth. SCM Press: London. (Accepted for Publication)

Gay, D. (2017) Reforming The Kirk: the Future of the Church of Scotland. St Andrew's Press: London/Edinburgh. (Accepted for Publication)

Gay, D. (2014) Honey from the Lion: Christianity and the Ethics of Nationalism. SCM: London. ISBN 9780334046479

Gay, D.C. (2011) Remixing the Church: The Five Moves of Emerging Ecclesiology. SCM Press: London, UK. ISBN 9780334043966

Baker, J., Gay, D., and Brown, J. (2003) Alternative Worship. SPCK: London, UK. ISBN 9780281053964

Book Sections

Gay, D. (2016) (Re)imagining Scotland's future. In: Barrow, S. and Small, M. (eds.) Scotland 2021. Bella Caledonia/Ekklesia: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780993294235

Gay, D. (2013) Uncommon order? Possible futures of worship in the Church of Scotland. In: Stewart, J. (ed.) A Useable Past: Belief, Worship and Song in Reformation Context. Scottish Church Service Society: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780992772505

Gay, D. (2009) Gordon Brown and his presbyterian moral compass. In: Scott, P., Baker, C.R. and Graham, E.L. (eds.) Remoralizing Britain? Political, Ethical and Theological Perspectives on New Labour. Series: Continuum resources in religion and political culture. Continuum: London, UK. ISBN 9780826444141

Gay, D. (2004) Worship alternatives: use of arts and creativity in worship. In: Eastman, M. and Latham, S. (eds.) Urban Church: A Practitioner's Resource Book. SPCK: London, UK. ISBN 9780281056033

Book Reviews

Gay, D. (2015) Between Kin and Cosmopolis, an ethic of the nation. Third Way, 39(4), p. 41. [Book Review]

Gay, D.C. (2011) Review essay: rewiring practical theology. Political Theology, 12(4), pp. 596-600. [Book Review]

Edited Books

Forrester, D. B. and Gay, D., (Eds.) (2009) Worship and Liturgy in Context. SCM: London. ISBN 9780334041689

This list was generated on Thu Feb 23 16:25:04 2017 GMT.